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21st century operations using 21st century technologies

Connected/Automated Vehicles and Emerging Technologies

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Connected/Automated Vehicles and Emerging Technologies involve technology application and deployment support activities to advance the capabilities of State and local transportation agencies to safely and effectively integrate emerging technologies into operational aspects of their roadway systems.  Activity areas include strategies for stakeholder collaboration; connectivity; automation; Intelligent Transportation Systems architecture and system engineering; data; digital infrastructure; cybersecurity; testing, analysis, demonstration, and evaluation.

Activity Areas

  1. Connectivity
  2. Automated Vehicles
    1. National Dialogue on Highway Automation
  3. Data
  4. Digital Infrastructure
  5. Testing and Evaluation
  6. Facilitating Integrated ITS Deployment Program